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June 24, 2020
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1970: Summertime was movie time in Portales, according to promotional advertising at the Tower theater. And the most popular movies were westerns.
Clint Eastwood and Shirley MacLaine were starring in “Two Mules for Sister Sara” at the Tower. Showtimes were 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
The Varsity drive-in also featured cowboy movies: “For a Few Dollars More” and “Barquero.”
All three movies were rated GP, for “all ages admitted, parental guidance suggested,” according to the Motion Picture Association’s film-rating system.
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